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#CoronavirusNewsDesk – Massachusetts Reports 702 New #COVID19 Cases, 30 Additional Deaths


BOSTON (CBS) — Health officials reported 702 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 30 additional deaths in Massachusetts on Friday. The seven-day weighted average of positive tests in Massachusetts is 1.4%.

The total number of confirmed cases in the state is now 139,353 while the total number of deaths is 9,482: The Massachusetts Department of Public Health said that as of Friday, there are 513 people currently hospitalized for a coronavirus-related illness, an increase of 10 from Thursday. There are 77 patients currently in intensive care.

Published: Oct.16: 2020: Massachusetts Reports 702 New Coronavirus Cases, 30 Additional Deaths

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#CoronavirusNewsDesk – Rhode Island’s #COVID19 Positive Test Rate, Hospitalisations On The Rise


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s coronavirus test positivity rate and the number of people in the hospital with COVID-19 are continuing to climb, according to state Department of Health data released Friday: The 7-day rolling average of the positivity rate in the state has now risen over the past two weeks from about 1.1% on Oct. 1 to nearly 2.1% on ………………The 198 new positive cases were out of about 6,600 tests, a 3% positivity rate.

Published: Oct.16: 2020: Rhode Island’s Coronavirus Positive Test Rate, Hospitalizations On The Rise

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#AceNewsDesk – Feds Arrest Rapper Who Bragged About Getting Rich From Filing EDD Claims In Music Video


LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A rapper who bragged in a YouTube music video about getting rich from an unemployment scam was arrested Friday on federal charges of fraudulently applying for more than $1.2 million in jobless benefits, the Department Of Justice officials said: Fontrell Antonio Baines was arrested Sept. 23 by Las Vegas police and was found to be in possession of eight EDD debit cards, seven of which were in …

Published: Oct.16: 2020: Feds Arrest Rapper Who Bragged About Getting Rich From Filing EDD Claims In Music Video

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#CoronavirusNewsDesk – Delta extends flight suspensions to 16 destinations


Delta extends flight suspensions to 16 destinations

Delta Air Lines has resumed service to a handful of cities where it temporarily cut service earlier this year because of the #COVID19 #pandemic, but its suspensions at 16 other airports are ongoing.

Published: Oct.16: 2020: FOX NEWS https://ift.tt/2STeWSi

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#AceNewsDesk – Portland murder suspect Michael Reinoehl had hand on pocketed gun when police shot him according to officials


Portland murder suspect Michael Reinoehl had hand on pocketed gun when police shot him: officials

The Portland murder suspect who was killed in a police-involved shooting in September allegedly had his hand on a gun in his pocket when law enforcement agents fired 37 bullets and fatally struck him, officials have announced.

Published: Oct.16: 2020: FOX NEWS https://ift.tt/34YjTPD

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#CoronavirusNewsDesk – Daily #COVID19 cases in England rise to around 27,900 according to ONS report


Daily coronavirus cases in England have increased by around 10,000 to around 27,900, according to latest ONS estimates.

Published: Oct.16: 2020: Sky News https://ift.tt/37pqplp

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#AceNewsDesk – Facebook, Twitter employees send over 90% of political donations to Democrats: report


Twitter and Facebook employees gave 90% of all political donations to Democrats in 2020.

Published: Oct.16: 2020: FOX News: https://ift.tt/353q0Cj

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#CoronavirusNewsDesk – R number edges up slightly to between 1.3 and 1.5 across the UK


The UK’s coronavirus reproduction (R) number has edged up slightly across the UK, the latest government figures show.

Published: Oct.16: 2020: Sky News https://ift.tt/3dJ6VJD

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#AceNewsDesk – Lincoln Continental JFK rode in on day of death sold for $375G


A white Lincoln Continental convertible used by JFK in Fort Worth on the day of his assassination was sold at a Bonhams auction for $375,000. The car was loaned to Texas Gov. John Connally for the day and later sold to a private customer.

Published: Oct.16: 2020: FOX News: https://ift.tt/3dxvKYz

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#AceNewsDesk – Mexico’s former defense secretary arrested at LAX on drug, money charges


Former Mexican defense secretary Gen. Salvador Cienfuegos, who led the country’s army for six years under ex-President Enrique Peña Nieto, has been arrested on drug trafficking and money laundering charges at Los Angeles International Airport, U.S. and Mexican sources said Thursday.

Published: Oct.16: 2020: FOX News: https://ift.tt/2HbC2B2